Ice cream sales up in sunny summer

ICE MAGIC: Sophie Parsons and Kaitlyn McLean, both aged five, get stuck into their ice creams on Peel Promenade
RETAILERS across the Island have reported an increase in ice cream sales this summer.

It comes after forecasters at the Met Office, based at Ronaldsway, reported that last month was the third sunniest August on record. It seems that residents and visitors alike have been getting out in the sunshine and enjoying a tasty treat.

Julie Ponson, owner of Laxey Beach Cafe, on The Promenade, said: ‘Our sales are up on last year.